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The following privacy policy applies to the collection of personal data on our website:


1. Name and contact details of the controller and the company data protection officer


This Privacy Policy applies to data processing by:

Schmitt. GmbH Branding. Strategy. Design.
Lange Reihe 13, 20099 Hamburg
Phone: +49.40.28057931


2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as the nature and purpose of the processing

a. When visiting the website

When you visit our website at, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until deletion after 2 days:

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when visiting our website. Further details can be found in sections 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

b. Newsletter

If, pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO have expressly consented, we use your e-mail address to regularly send you our newsletter. For the receipt of the newsletter the indication of an e-mail address is sufficient.

We use the list provider MailChimp to send our newsletter. MailChimp is an offer from The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318. MailChimp is certified under the US-EU Privacy Shield, and is committed to To comply with data protection requirements. Furthermore, we have concluded a contract with MailChimp for data processing on behalf of.

The data stored during registration for the newsletter will be transmitted to MailChimp and stored by MailChimp. To other third parties, the data entered during registration will not be transmitted. After registering, MailChimp will send you an e-mail to confirm your registration. MailChimp then uses the data transmitted to send and evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. Furthermore, MailChimp may, according to its own information, use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. for the technical optimization of the shipping and the presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes, to determine from which countries the recipients come. Furthermore, MailChimp offers various analysis options on how to open and use the sent newsletters, e.g. how many users sent an e-mail, whether e-mails were rejected, and whether users logged out of the list after receiving an e-mail. However, these analyzes are only group-related and are not used by us for individual evaluation. MailChimp also uses the Google Analytics analytics tool from Google, Inc. and may include it in the newsletters. Further details on Google Analytics can be found in this privacy policy under section 5a. You can view the privacy policy of MailChimp here

​The deregistration is possible at any time, for example via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can send your unsubscribe request at any time to email: by e-mail. Other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates do not arise here.

​The data required for sending the newsletter will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for the purpose of their collection and as far as no other legal basis for we processing takes effect. Your e-mail address will therefore only be stored for the purpose of sending the newsletter until you revoke your consent.

c. If you use our contact form and e-mail contact.

If you have any questions, we offer you the possibility to contact us via a form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who the request came from and to answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily. Alternatively, contact via the provided e-mail address is possible. In this case, the personal data transmitted by e-mail will be stored by you.The legal basis of the data processing for the purpose of establishing contact is Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. If the establishment of contact aims at concluding a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.The personal data collected from us will be deleted after completion of the request made by you.

3. Disclosure of data

We only pass on your personal data to third parties (recipients) if:

A transfer of your personal data for purposes other than those just listed does not take place.


4. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies do not harm your device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

These cookies store information, which result from the connection with the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity.

On the one hand, the use of cookies serves to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our website. In addition, to improve usability, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our website again to use our services, it will automatically recognize that you have already been with us and what inputs and settings you have made, so you do not have to re-enter them. On the other hand, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer (see Section 5). These cookies enable us to automatically recognize when you visit our website again that you have already been with us. These cookies are sometimes deleted automatically after the end of a logon session and sometimes stored indefinitely.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or always a hint appears before a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies completely may mean that you can not use all features of our website.


5. Analysis Tools

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are based on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. With the tracking measures to be used, we want to ensure a needs-based design and the continuous optimization of our website. On the other hand, we use the tracking measures to statistically record the use of our website and evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. These interests are to be regarded as justified within the meaning of the aforementioned provision.

The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools in this section.

a. Google Analytics

For the purpose of the needs-based design and continuous optimization of our websites, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies (see under 4) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as

will be transferred to and stored on Google servers in the United States as part of the agreement to the contract data agreement we have signed with Google. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage for the purposes of market research and tailor-made website design. This information may also be transferred to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data in the order. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with any other data provided by Google. The IP addresses are anonymized, so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking). Sessions and campaigns stop after a certain amount of time. By default, sessions will end after 30 minutes of no activity and campaigns after six months. Campaign timeout can be a maximum of two years.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case not all features of this website may be fully exploited.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on (https: //

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can prevent Google Analytics tracking by clicking on this link . An opt-out cookie will be set that will prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

For more information about privacy related to Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics Help Center (

6. Google Maps

On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. This map service is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For technical reasons, the display of the map material may require that Google, as the provider of the content, registers the IP address of the users. Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This happens regardless of whether you are logged in to Google in your user account. When you’re logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. The Terms of Use for Google Maps can be found here and privacy settings can be found here

7. Rights of persons affected

You have the right:

8. Right of objection

If your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO are processed, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to

9. Data Security

We use the popular SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method on our website, in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. In general, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we’ll use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Whether an individual website of our website is encrypted is indicated by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the bottom status bar of your browser.

We also take appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

10. Updating and changing this privacy policy

As a result of the further development of our website and offers thereof or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current data protection declaration can be viewed and printed by you at any time on the website at

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